Marketing exec Nick Nelson pens men’s book with tips on work-life balance

Nick Nelson‘s debut book, Stay Tuned, offers wisdom and practical advice for professional men to maintain a work-life balance, find peace, and deepen their spiritual connection with God. Nelson is an innovative force who has developed multicultural marketing campaigns for some of television’s highest rated shows, including the Emmy Award-nominated television series “Black-ish,” Golden Globe-winning […]

Kelly Edwards breaks the mold with how HBO embraces diversity

For Kelly Edwards, handing a cash prize to a filmmaker isn’t the way to address diversity in the industry. “We had to do it differently at HBO,” says Edwards, who’s at the forefront of diversity in TV and film. “My former job was at NBCUniversal where I was in charge of corporate diversity for 20 […]

Liquid Soul’s Amy Wright shares why she’s hooked on marketing

Amy Wright Vice President, Client & Strategy Services Liquid Soul What inspires you to show up to work every day? The ability to perform superior results in something I love to do How did you determine your career path? I was hooked on marketing after my first job at an advertising agency which has continued […]

Essence Music Festival 2013 sightings: Celebrities, fashion and more

New Orleans was filled with celebrity sightings, performances, and beautiful people enjoying the sights and events this past weekend during the 2013 Essence Music Festival.  While most of us stepped out in our flyest, colorful attire, many Essence attendees prepared for the various all-white parties after Essence’s panels and events in the Convention Center. Ryan Cameron […]

NBC’s ‘PlayBoy Club’ TV Show Party Draws Laz Alonso, Boris Kodjoe, Partiers

The Playboy Club white party was a magnetic force field, attracting the likes of actors Laz Alonso, Boris Kodjoe and a thick herd of linen-clad revelers in New Orleans. The party was to celebrate The Playboy Club, a brand-new television show on NBC, and vestiges of the legendary brand were discernable all over the set. […]